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« on: February 18, 2012 02:00:44 PM »

This one's for me!  Made to take to the awesome Viable Paradise writing workshop last October.

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*wool & linen scrap patchwork with fancy machine zig-zag stitch
*antler button & handmade lucet cord clasp
*cardboard interior for covers
*handbound with coptic stitch, waxed linen thread
*papers detailed with photos below








Dedication: A Journal of Writing created for the Viable Paradise Workshop and thereafter in this year MMXI anno Domini by the common reckoning created for [[me]] by her hand, this seventh day of October known also in [[our house]] as the day that the giant cement truck did its best to murder our mighty oak, may it live to shelter many sedges hereafter, and also birds and squirrels.


packing paper from when my parents moved from Hawai'i to Long Island, old archaeological drawings from a fabled project before-my-time


nautical charts retired from the submarine my father was on when I was born


evil contour drawing from middle school art class, historical map of the Ft Meyer area


instructional poster from my brother's late 80s laser tag set


English/Metric cocktail construction chart, just in case
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« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2012 03:08:19 PM »

I really like the vintage vibe of the cover with the colors of the fabrics. I also love how you incorporated important papers into the book too
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2012 04:50:03 PM »

I like the cover and all of the papers you used.
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« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2012 05:32:53 PM »

The papers are amazing! And I agree with RougeRaven: the fabrics really do lend to the vintage feel.
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